How	  Firefox	  Works
Firefox	  History	•  2003	  -­‐	  became	  the	     Mozilla	  Founda?on	  •  2004	  -­‐	  the	  official	     release	  on	 ...
Firefox	  Basics	•  official	  site:	     hOp://   www.geRirefox.com	  •  Awesome	  Bar	            Screenshot	  by	  How	  ...
Firefox	  Features	•  Tabbed	  Browsing	  •  Built-­‐in	  Pop-­‐up	     Blocker	  •  Cross-­‐PlaRorm	     Applica?on	  •  ...
Firefox	  Extensions	•  Themes	                                      Foxy	  Tunes	•  Gestures	  •  Foxy	  Tunes	  	  •  Fo...
Firefox	  Security	•  Security	  Zones	  •  Digital	  Signatures	  •  Ac?veX	  •  Favicon	  •  Open	  Source	  
Firefox	  3.5:	  Whats	  New?	•  Gecko	  1.9.1	  rendering	  engine	  •  memory	  leak	  •  processing	  speed	  •  the	  ...
Firefox	  Problems	  and	  Concerns	•    popularity	  •    hackers	  focusing	  •    based	  on	  open	  source	  code	  •...
Whats	  next	  for	  Firefox	•    Another	  new	  version	  of	  the	  popular	  browser	  •    APNG	  •    Mul?	  touch	 ...
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How firefox works

  1. 1. How  Firefox  Works
  2. 2. Firefox  History •  2003  -­‐  became  the   Mozilla  Founda?on  •  2004  -­‐  the  official   release  on  Nov.  9   Firefox  is  an  alterna?ve  browser    •  2009  -­‐  Firefoxs  market   to  Opera,  Safari,  Internet  Explorer     share  at  nearly  20   and  other  Web  browsers.   percent
  3. 3. Firefox  Basics •  official  site:   hOp:// www.geRirefox.com  •  Awesome  Bar   Screenshot  by  How  Stuff  Works.com •  fully  customizable  •  security
  4. 4. Firefox  Features •  Tabbed  Browsing  •  Built-­‐in  Pop-­‐up   Blocker  •  Cross-­‐PlaRorm   Applica?on  •  Firefox  Extensions  •  Open  Source Firefox  features  "tabbed  browsing."
  5. 5. Firefox  Extensions •  Themes   Foxy  Tunes •  Gestures  •  Foxy  Tunes    •  Forecast  Fox    •  Radial  Context     Radical  Context •  Adblock  Plus  
  6. 6. Firefox  Security •  Security  Zones  •  Digital  Signatures  •  Ac?veX  •  Favicon  •  Open  Source  
  7. 7. Firefox  3.5:  Whats  New? •  Gecko  1.9.1  rendering  engine  •  memory  leak  •  processing  speed  •  the  XPCOM  cycle  collector  tool
  8. 8. Firefox  Problems  and  Concerns •  popularity  •  hackers  focusing  •  based  on  open  source  code  •  its  ability  to  block  adver?sements  •  less  likely  to  click  on  Web  ads
  9. 9. Whats  next  for  Firefox •  Another  new  version  of  the  popular  browser  •  APNG  •  Mul?  touch  refers  to  computer  interfaces  •  API  •  Firefox  4.0  

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